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Jack Sheinbaum

Jack  Sheinbaum, Ph.D.

  • Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Room 314
  • 303-871-6988


Western art music of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, popular music, historiography


 “The Groove of Rush’s Complex Rhythms.”  In Rush and Philosophy: Heart and Mind United, ed. Jim Berti and Durrell Bowman. Chicago andLa Salle,IL: Open Court, 2011, 45-58.

"'I'll Work for Your Love':  Springsteen and the Struggle for Authenticity."  “In Reading the Boss:  Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Works of Bruce Springsteen, ed. Roxanne Harde and Irwin Streight.  Lanham, MD:  Lexington, 2010, 223-242.” "Interpretation and Performance at the Fulcrum of Mahler Reception." Naturlaut "7:2 (2009): 8-14."

"Periods in Progressive Rock and the Problem of Authenticity." Current Musicology 85 (Spring 2008):  29-51.

"Adorno's Mahler and the Timbral Outsider." Journal of the Royal Musical Association 131 (2006):  38-82.

"The Artifice of the 'Natural':  Mahler's Orchestration at Cadences."  Journal of Musicological Research 24 (2005):  91-121.

"'Think About What You're Trying to Do to Me':  Rock Historiography and the Construction of a Race-Based Dialectic." In Rock Over the EdgeTransformations in Popular Music Culture, ed. Roger Beebe, Denise Fulbrook, and Ben Saunders. Durham and London:  Duke University Press, 2002, 110-132.

"Progressive Rock and the Inversion of Musical Values." In Progressive Rock Reconsidered, ed. Kevin Holm-Hudson. New York and London:  Routledge, 2002, 21-42.

Associate Director for Academic Affairs

Recent courses: 

Seminars--Mahler and Musical Culture in Fin-de-Siecle Vienna, Approaches to American Popular Music, Wagner and the Artwork, Conventional Wisdom? Stories of Music History, Topics in the History of the Orchestra; undergraduate courses--Foundations of Musicology, Romantic period, Twentieth-Century music